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Unidentified beetle

Observed: 1st May 2011 By: Simon WalkerSimon Walker’s reputation in InvertebratesSimon Walker’s reputation in InvertebratesSimon Walker’s reputation in InvertebratesSimon Walker’s reputation in Invertebrates
Black and yellow beetle, Ickleford Common, 2011-05-01 001
Black and yellow beetle, Ickleford Common, 2011-05-01 001 1
Description:

Thought at first it was a longhorn beetle, but the antennae aren't long enough.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Wasp Beetle (Clytus arietis) interacts

Comments

RoyW's picture

Longhorn beetle.

Although the attennae are not excessively long in the way that they are on some longhorn beetles, Wasp Beetles are a member of the
Cerambycidae
family so are technically longhorn beetles (which means that your first impression was correct!).